|Joseph Lang of London pair of fine large bore boxlock sidehammer belt pistols - $2250.00|
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Pair of fine large bore British percussion side hammer boxlock belt pistols by Joseph Lang. Marked on barrel of each "LANG 7 HAY MARKET LONDON" and British proofed on left bottom flat of each barrel and frame. One pistol numbered "0" on barrel and frame, other numbered "1" on barrel and frame. 5" barrels of about .66 caliber. Each pistol has finely engraved frames, hammers, triggerguards, buttcaps, rammer heads, etc. Cap box located in each butt. Belt hook of pistol "1" is a replacement. Metal parts have a light salt-and-pepper patina overall with evidence of twist finish on barrels and minimal scattered pitting. Wood grips are finely checkered with a varnished finish showing minimal minor handling marks, free of cracks and chips. Hammers have functioning sliding safeties. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.